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This 1/3 inch insect is bright green with red, green, or blue band. It has green wings and the thorax has red stripes, yellow head and legs, wedge shaped body. The adults and nymphs will attack many garden vegetables by feeding on the foliage, but they do not cause serious harm. This leafhopper secretes a substance "honeydew" substance, which contains a lot of sugar, often causing ants to care for them as they do aphids.
Each individual seems to vary in color and pattern almost like zebras stripes vary.